Placement Tests

A placement test is required for admission by all high schools within the Archdiocese of Washington Catholic schools, unless otherwise indicated by the high school.

Eleven high schools utilize the High School Placement Test. Seven high schools utilize a different entrance examination.

The High School Placement Test (HSPT)

The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is the official entrance exam used by the Archdiocese of Washington Catholic schools. Archdiocese of Washington Catholic schools administers the HSPT each fall to the following schools for their admissions process:

 

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Other Processes

Other Archdiocese of Washington high Catholic high schools use different admissions processes:

  • Brookewood School – No placement testing required
  • Connelly School of the Holy Child – Secondary Admission Test
  • Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School and Corporate Work Study Program – High School Placement Test
  • Georgetown Preparatory School – Secondary School Admission Test
  • St. Anselm’s Abbey School – Otis Lennon School Ability Test and School and College Ability Test
  • Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart – Secondary School Admission Test
  • The Avalon School – No placement testing required

 

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